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Greenhouse doubles data centre capacity

Greenhouse Datacenters, a European data center developer/operator with two energy efficient colocation facilities in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands, in the Rotterdam/The Hague area, has opened a new data room in its flagship data center, Greenhouse DC 2. The expansion means a doubling of the current capacity at this location. At the same time, Greenhouse announces the appointment of Guido Sip as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, he will lead the commercial organization of Greenhouse and while further developing the company’s ecosystem of colocation partners and customers.

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RAXIO Data Centre unveils 9 local fibre carriers ahead of launch

Uganda’s digital economy is set to get a major boost with the latest move by Raxio Data Centre which has opened the market for customers to have more options for redundancy and diversity in a competitive environment.

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Multiple network outages costing enterprise businesses millions of pounds a year

Nearly a third of IT decision-makers polled (31%) said network outages had cost their business over £1 million over the past 12 months.

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Asperitas and maincubes partner

Asperitas, a global immersion cooling scaleup with high-profile partners and clients including Dell Technologies, Supermicro, Shell, and Credit Agricole, is partnering with European data center owner/operator maincubes. The two companies will start offering Immersion Cooling Solutions in dedicated immersion cooling colocation suites in the maincubes Amsterdam AMS01 data center. AMS01 is also home to the European Open Compute Project (OCP) Experience Center, while Asperitas is a leading OCP standards contributor in the field of immersion cooling.

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London Internet Exchange partners with Iron Mountain Data Centers

The London Internet Exchange says that Iron Mountain Data Centers, global provider of data centre and colocation services, has joined LINX as an official ConneXions reseller partner.

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Colt promotes best-in-market latencies on critical European PrizmNet routes

Lowest-latency connections between key liquidity hubs and exchanges.

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Digital transformation falling onto the back burner due to a widening ‘Hesitancy Gap’

IT teams are wasting more than a quarter of their time just laying the groundwork for projects, reveals research from NTT Ltd.

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Teraco is building a second data centre facility in Cape Town

Teraco has confirmed the construction of Teraco Cape Town 2 (CT2), a new 30MW data centre facility. This follows the company’s recent 60MW expansion announcement of its Johannesburg data centre campus in Isando and makes the Cape Town facility the second-largest on the continent.

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Rackspace accelerates cloud expansion

Global leader in technology services expands international footprint and strengthens capabilities in EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

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Uptime Institute embraces a remote future

Uptime Institute has announced the availability of new remotely-enabled versions of its globally recognized Tier Standard Certifications, Accredited Educational curriculum, Data Center Risk Assessment, Management & Operations Stamp of Approval, and Facilities Management and Operations services. These new services can be utilized by clients globally today, even with non-traditional business operating plans in effect due to the COVID-19 epidemic, in order to reduce the service delivery risks associated with digital infrastructure design, operations, risk assessment and education.

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Bond issues speeds up DigiPlex's expansion

DigiPlex has successfully completed a new senior secured bond issue of NOK 655 million with maturity in May 2023. The bond issue was substantially oversubscribed and demonstrates yet again DigiPlex’s strong credit history.

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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) selects Leaseweb

The new agreement will accelerate the growth of Eurovision Flow, and further strengthen Leaseweb’s position in the media market.

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Information overload

John Hall, Managing Director of Proximity Data Centres, explains why coronavirus is driving the demand for data

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CyrusOne joins the EUDCA Board of Directors

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has joined the Board of Directors and Policy Committee as an Associate Member, bringing great value with its experience and leadership in support of the organisation’s efforts to monitor, educate and encourage best practice in data centre policy in Europe and around the world.

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Nextgenaccess completes Bristol to Wales fibre route

New dark fibre connection to NGD data centre offers carrier-neutral alternative for major customers.

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Videos

Andrew Hollister, CISO at LogRhythm, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report, produced in association with Ponemon Institute – covering the current threat landscape, the need for clear communications between the CISO and the CEO/board level executives, and the importance of using a security framework to help build an optimised, end-to-end and resilient cybersecurity infrastructure.
Interview with Camilla Winlo, Head of Data Privacy at Gemserv. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Franki Hackett, Head of Audit & Ethics, Engine B. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Ciarán Forde, Segment Leader, Data Centre and IT, Electrical Sector, EMEA, Eaton, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report: The Intersection of Digital Transformation and the Energy Transition, which highlights an apparent gap between digital transformation and energy transition efforts in four power critical sectors, including the data centre industry. Ciaran highlights the progress the industry has made to date, as well as explaining how a new type of digital toolkit can help companies in their quest for truly sustainable operational optimisation.

Expert Opinions

Flooding the data center with cold supply air, in combination with an appropriate hot aisle containment solution, makes for a cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly facility, as Gordon Johnson, Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering, explains.
By Justin Reilly, CEO, Impero Software.